Place

Getting to grips with the irresistible rise of flexible workspace

As the real estate industry reels from the rapid expansion of the flexible workspace market, what are the factors really driving growth? John Williams of The Instant Group draws on the latest research to explain how consumerisation is changing the game

Digital downtown: will human and robot workers coexist in the city?

AI, automation and smart infrastructure won’t just change our workplaces – they will reshape our cities as uninhabited digital facilities jostle with shops in urban districts

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Office retrofit or rebuild? Finding answers to the developer’s dilemma

As the way we work and inhabit workspace changes, a big issue for developers looking to the future of their office portfolios is whether to retrofit or build afresh. Nick Ridout of architects Scott Brownrigg asks the key questions

Where the wild things aren’t: how the workplace can learn from the zoo

How can the zoo teach us to create more humane workplaces? Ari Kepnes of workplace occupancy company Density looks at how organisations can benefit from adaptive and flexible workplaces